The University of Salford invite applications for PhD scholarships

The University of Salford is offering a  to alumni student PhD scholarships (full and part-time) from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership, in the Law Pathway.

The Scholarship covers all PhD fees, provides an annual stipend for the duration of your study, and funding for field research and further training.

Deadline for Expression of Interest: Friday 12 December 2014

The University of Salford is a member of the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWC DTP), which includes non-HE institutions such as the BBC, Home/Cornerhouse, Tate Liverpool, Opera North, FutureEverything, and FACT (Liverpool). In 2014, the Partnership was awarded £14 million of funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to deliver postgraduate supervision, training and skills development.

Legal areas of expertise of our academic staff include:

-       International law including international organisations

-       International environmental law

-       Media law

-       International business law

-       Human rights law

-       Employment law

-       Construction law

-       Criminal law and criminology

-       History of law

How to Apply:

Prospective applicants who are interested in applying ­and eligible for funding ­will need to submit their CV and a draft PhD proposal by Friday 12 December, 2014. Please send this directly to the NWC law pathway leader Dr Nicolas Kang-Riou: and to

We would expect you to have a good first degree, and a completed or current MA or LLM, or equivalent professional experience.

Following that it will be necessary to complete a formal application for PhD study at the University of Salford by the 23rd of January, which is available here: and ultimately an application to the Northwest Consortium before 5PM, on the 13th of February.

For further information, please see our AHRC funding page:

and further information is available, including eligibility criteria and scholarship stipend rates, at NWC DTP site:

If you have further queries about the research specialisms in law in the School of business, and the potentials for working with our non-HE partners, please contact the law pathway leader Dr Nicolas Kang-Riou:

If you have any question regarding the formal application procedure please contact

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